The Anker’s House Museum is a wonderful compact and informative museum attached to the Parish Church, which was established in 883AD.
- North East history
- historic buildings
This is a mobile museum and as such it is not kept in one place. As a result the primary way the museum exhibits their collection is at bus rallies and other public events.
Chesters Roman Fort offers the best visible remains of a cavalry fort in Britain today.
The Museum sits on the site of the first Cleveland Ironstone Mine from which industrial Teesside emerged.
Built in the Norman period as an imposing fortress, Durham Castle’s story is entwined with that of the Prince-Bishops of Durham, whose semi-regal status made them some of the most powerful and wealthy men in the country.
Step into the newly restored station building and look out for large exhibits like Stephenson’s “Locomotion No. 1” and displays of railway memorabilia.
Located in Morpeth’s Grade 1 listed 13th century Chantry Bridge Chapel, the Museum specialises in the Northumbria small pipes and their music which are set in the context of bagpipes from around the world.